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: let's get to president obama's fiscal cliff meetings right now. it is just getting underway with the labor leaders. tomorrow it turns to the business community. we are joined now by mr. mccreary. congressman, first of all, thank you for coming on. this group has been getting a lot of attention. you have all of these business leaders. you want to do what, what effect do you think you have on these negotiations? >> to create an atmosphere that allows members of congress, policymakers, to make the tough decisions that have to be made to get our debt under control. i was in congress back in 95 and 96 when we did welfare reform and 97 when we made pretty deep cuts to medicare. those are pretty different votes to get. to have the back of the policymakers from a political standpoint so they can make the tough votes. connell: to give them cover, essentially. let's all jump while we hold him. >> making sure the public understands the importance of members of congress making these tough votes. even if they may disagree on the particulars here and there, overall, the public has to unde
ball or just bore all? president obama kicking up a busy week of meetings for the fiscal collected a. union leaders tomorrow ceos leading up to the meeting with congressional leaders on friday. so many meetings. lori: of the talks fail could we go over the fiscal click? our guest thinks so. they will feel that the most. melissa: a major reshuffle of who is in our out. lou dobbs joins us ahead. lori: are markets reacting that of the fiscal cliff? we head to the floor of the stock exchange with nicole petallides with modest gains. nicole: a green arrow, for all those folks who have seen the market selling off with an exception. we were down over 2%. we lost some of the earlier gains and was up 1/2%. and we look at some names on the move with microsoft, stepping down, the leader over 23 years, and people are wondering why and weigh in on the nasdaq, dell little better. home depot numbered with good numbers. cisco back and forth with its earnings estimate. melissa: the energy sector mostly lower today in global economic worries that natural gas is bucking the trend up 4%. jeff flock have
obama has his first big meeting on the fiscal cliff since his reelection. and who is he meeting with? union leaders and far left activists. we're scrolling their names on the side of the screen, but you can see richard trumka is there along with the heads of every major union, richard trumka who said this after the president's victory last week. >> it's strongly believed that we should make sure the wealthy should pay their fair share of taxes. they believe we should protect medicare and medicaid and social security benefits from cuts. and voters reject the idea that bringing down the federal budget deficit is an overriding priority. >> all right. tax the rich, keep spending and don't worry about the deficit. that's the man who has the president's ear on the first day of fiscal cliff talks. tomorrow, a group of ceo's for the white house for a meeting none of them, none of them from wall street. the president also holds a news conference tomorrow afternoon. now, it won't be until friday that he'll finally get together with congressional leaders, the people who havv to make the deal to
will outperform. >> thank you. we appreciate it. now, president obama is going to rally support for a fiscal fix. so far we have no idea what's inside of his head and what he will propose. let's hope the president is offering an olive branch unlike the past. >> let me just make this point. we are not campaigning. the election is over. >> i'm reminded of that every day. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. >>> president obama is set to host congressional leaders at the white house for a bipartisan fiscal cliff talks on friday. he's going to be meeting with labor and business loaders throughout the week. so will republicans and democrats be able to rise above their partisan differences and reach a fiscal cliff deal? let's get right t
white house on friday to meet with president obama about fiscal issues. in a few moments bono on social enterprises. the upcoming debate on the so-called fiscal cliff is will be covered on washington journal. several live events to tell you about this morning, the new america foundation will discuss how going over the so-called fiscal cliff will affect medicare and social security. that's at 9:00 a.m. eastern. at 0k a.m. a brookings institution panel looks at the link in al qaeda influence in yemen. in an effort to keep it from spreading to the peninsula. >> i enjoy watching "book tv" and the rebroadcast of various television news programs and c-span provides news coverage without the sound bites and editing you see in other programs and let's me make up my own mind about what's going on. c-span is a great way of getting an unfiltered view of the day's events. >> derek hills watches c-span. created by america's cable companies brought to you as a public service from your cable television providesers. >> music actist bono was at new york to talk about social enterprises. he's c
on a plan to save the the united states from falling off the fiscal cliff. president obama plans to meet with labor leaders today and business leaders tomorrow. he's hoping to get various groups and the two major parties to reach an agreement on a budget plan. if a deal is not reached by year's end, across the board spending cuts will automatically kick in. that will be the focus of members of congress as tray get back to work today following a few weeks recess. democratic and republican leaders will meet with the president on friday. including bills and trade with russia. >>> don't drive if you're dozing off behind the wheel. the chp is trying to get the message out about drowsy driving. you can get a ticket for it. they are on the look out for drivers who might be sleepy. >> weaving outside your lane, sporadic braking, take the off ramp, get out and walk around. >> drowsy driving caused 3600 collisions, 32 deaths and more than 2000 injuries in 2010. >>> well frank and lawrence, next time someone makes a joke about women driver ares, you tell them this. women now outnumber men on the na
obama began a series of meetings on the fiscal cliff today starting with a meeting with labor leaders. they say they are united with the president's proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans while preserving middle-class tax cuts. the president meets with a dozen ceos tomorrow and then the four top congressional leaders on friday. >>> the scandalous downfall of david petraeus has now widened to another high-ranking official. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is under investigation now for possible inappropriate communication with jill kelley. she's also linked to the petraeus sex scandal. the fbi says that 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails are under review. allen's nomination to head is now on hold. however, a pentagon spokesperson says he will remained in -- remain in afghanistan for now. >> the secretary has asked the president and the president has agreed to put his nomination on hold until the relevant facts are determined. >> kelley claims she received threatening e-mails from general petraeus' mistress, paula broadwell, which triggered this inv
americans. members of congress plan to meet at the white house with president obama about fiscal issues. on how members of congress and how the president could approach the so-called fiscal cliff with tax breaks and spending cuts. they hosted senators. [no audio] >> majority leader compared the job to being a grounds keeper in a cemetery. there's a lot of people under you, but they are not paying attention. >> that's true. [laughter] and then from the democratic side, we have a former budget committee chairman, senator gym sasser, please, come up and join us. [applause] hi. [applause] if there is one job in the senate that's worse than majority leader, it's being the budget committee chairman, but senator deserves credit for the -- partial credit for the 1990 budget deal which was really -- sit right here -- which was really an extraordinary -- probably the one deal in recent decades with a significant impact on the deficit, and then we have senator joe lieberman, please, come up. [applause] senator lieberman has the distinction of being the only person in the country who was invited to
the looming fiscal cliff. joining me now from washington d.c. is former 2012 obama travel secretary is st. i got to get your reaction to the president's re-election team. and the fact that out on the campaign trail, no one heard about this petraeus stuff? none of you guys were talking about this in social circles to think that something big was coming like that. >> no one knew. no one still knows. there's an ongoing investigation. obviously, the department of defense has an ongoing investigation looking into general allen's case. general petraeus stepped down on his own accord. >> jen, as we talk about what is now part of the public discussion, the petraeus situation now looking at this investigation into general allen, and big shakeups that were expected to come anyway within the president's cabinet when we talk about at state, at defense and things like that, do you have a feeling which way the president is going to go first in terms of these cabinet slots to fill? >> i don't think anyone knows that except for the president. i world for him for six years. i know that he'll take advice from
into saving the united states from falling off the so called fiscal cliff. >> president obama plans to meet with labor leaders and business leaders tomorrow if republicans and democrats in congress don't reach a budget agreement by year's end, a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts will kick in. the president will meet friday with house and senate leaders and here to discuss where the debate stands now and more importantly how it affects your wall, jill joins us from cbsmoneywatch.com. >> and last week. john boehner outlined different positions is there room for a deal. >> i think there may be because john boehner made it clear that while republicans don't want tax rates to rise, they are open to collecting additional revenue. on the other side, president obama reiterated that he wants the wealthiest americans pay more taxes but he did not demand that tax rates rise to collect the money. if we read between the lines it looks like a deal could be cut to limit itemized deductions for the wealthiest americans. that's schedule a and some o of the popular deductions include
first comments about the fiscal crisis since obama's re-election. reuters reports the secretary says, it's not possible to cut deficit without modest tax increases of some kind. there's a big story coming up right now for us. mack mccarty was chief of steph to president clinton. a piece published yesterday in "the washington post," he suggested enlisting bill clinton and mitt romney who just lost the election to work together to get a tax deal done. dennis van roukel is president of the national education association and he was in today's meeting with the president. thank you very much depp nis, and thank you very much, mack, for joining us. let me ask you about this deal, first. i want to ask you the best part. let me go to dennis. what was in that meeting today? did you get a sense there was give on the left and the right? >> i think this meeting was a very important meeting. it was one of three. he first met with labor leaders and progressives. tomorrow with the business community and friday with members of congress. i think it's a good start. we have to find what we're all most inter
off the fiscal cliff. if it isn't resolved taxes will increase and a huge federal spending cut across the board. president obama plans to meet with leader as at the white house this week. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden are taking america's economic woes seriously. today the two will be meeting with leaders from the labor community to discuss the deficit. president obama is expected to meet with members of the business community, to talk about the fiscal cliff tomorrow. >>> we introduced you to ab gel evan, days before the presidential election. as you may recall, the 4 year old girl was the one crying because there was too much political talk on the radio. you might be asking, how does she feel today now that the election is a thing of the past? >> there is going to be a president. >> barack obama. >> she is happier in this video. the video of her crying over mitt romney has become a youtube sensation, more than 15 million views. her mom says she posted the new video of her daughter because she rarely crys and wanted to show her in a good mood. >>> while she might be
-called fiscal cliff with evan bayh. then we will discuss global reaction to president obama's second term. but first in news update. guest: more on the david petraeus story. the agent that launched the investigation was barred from taking part in the case over the summer because of concerns that he was personally involved in the case. the agent continued to press the matter and relate his concerns to a member of congress. congress returns today and will try to work out how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. refers to tax increases and spending cuts to defense and domestic problgrams. the issue may not be resolved by year's end. pretty much everyone will be affected if there is no deal. it could throw the economy back into recession and cost no income families about $2,000 more next year. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> i enjoyed watching book tv -- >> i enjoy the rebroadcast of various television news programs. i like that they provide coverage without the sound bites. it really gives me an opportunity to consume as much information on what is goi
and republicans face that looming fiscal cliff. today at the white house, president obama meets with the leaders of labor and progressive groups. wednesday he's invited top business leaders over for talks. reports say the ceos of ge, honeywell, walmart, ibm and more will be there. the president then meets with congressional leaders friday to address the cliff. "i intend to work with both parties. i said over and over again on the campaign trail, we can't cut our way to recovery, we have to ask the wealthiest americans to pay more." "instead of raising tax rates on the american people and accepting the damage it will do to our economy, let's start to actually solve the problem. "let's focus on tax reform that closes special interest loopholes and lowers tax rates." without an agreement between lawmakers, $600 billion in automatic spending cuts plus tax hikes affecting all americans are set to trigger at the end of the year. greece remains a country on the brink. sunday greek leaders approved a 2013 budget that includes deep spending cuts to pensions and wages, even as protesters took to the stre
? we look at how the petraeus affair affects the benghazi hearings as well. 50 days from the fiscal cliff, president obama and congressional leaders, republicans, digging in their heels, congress is back in session for the first time since the election. gas prices are getting lower, as we head to thanksgiving holiday. good thing, right? actually not for even. we'll explain that. in the grapevine, tens of thousands of people take a crack at seceding from the union. we'll explain. "special report" from washington at #:00 eastern and now back to new york and my colleagues with five five. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> greg: so last week, mediaite got hold of a letter from fortham university president joseph mcshane, that guy, to his students condemning college republicans for asking ann coulter to speak on his campus. you know, because she is satan. said her rhetoric is needlessly provictive, something you never see on a college campus. apparently he never set foot in his actual classrooms. you want needless rhetoric, try talk to a tenureed marxist on faculty. that's noxious rhetoric. he's not a b
, no doubt at the top of the agenda is avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. president obama and vice president biden will be meeting with leaders from the labor community today to discuss ways to keep the economy growing and find the balanced approach to reduce the federal deficit. efi >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens o
. this is money that's going to happen. >> i'm not an expert on the fiscal cliff but the obama administration has had a commitment to putting money towards these problems. the question after four years of this why aren't those additional dollars translating into a real difference that veterans have. when obama took office we had 400,000 veterans waiting. now we have 900,000 veterans waiting. clearly what he has done has not done the trick. the question is where is the leadership, and how are we going to see that real change. it's not just about money. >> jennifer: from your perspective in investigating this, are there best practices? is there something that we should look to that does this well? how can we leave people waiting? there is a personnel issue. is there a facility issue. >> there is definitely a facility issue but there is a bureaucratic systems issue. many have suggested that reforming the v.a. compensation system to make it like the irs. the people say oh, my god that's horrible. when you file your tax return someone will get a $2,000 refund. and the irs will sent it to you. and then
that killed leaders. and a meeting with president obama about fiscal issues. in a few moments a book tv event with paula brot we will. petraeus designed after an f.b.i. investigation uncovered an extramarital affair. then a forum with two med doll of honor recipients and the joint chiefs of staff retired general richard myers. several live events to tell you about tomorrow morning t. new america foundation hosts a discussion on how going over the fiscal cliff would effect the military, social security and medicare. that's on c-span2 at 9:00 eastern. at 10:00 eastern on c-span 3 looks at al qaeda groups in yemen. >> c-span invites middle and high school students to send a message to the president through a short video let the president know what's the most important issue he should consider in 2013 for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. it's open to students grades six through 12 and the deadline is january 18, 20 16789 if complete details and rules go online. >> i enjoy watching book tv and the rebroadcast of various news programs. it provides coverage of events without all the editi
the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> and president obama is holding meetings all week long with business leaders and members of congress and union leaders to try to hash out a deal on that fiscal cliff. joining me now to talk more about this, cnn contributor and democratic strategist maria cardona and jason johnson. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> i know we have to talk about the fiscal cliff, but i'm dying to ask you about this scandal because it's all anyone's talking about. jason, can you -- it's a mess. >> i love the real housewives of the pentagon. that's what we're looking at right now. it's ridiculous, and the interesting thing is, no one has actually broken a law, but what i think it is, it's a reflection of the fact that we still have a culture in the military where people can behave in this way. where you can have these sort of mistresses and people have these backdoor relationships, et cetera, et cetera. i think the whole thing is more of a reflection problems in military culture than huge problem in national security. >> the women involve
obama as he gets ready for his second term. the critical meeting today to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. >>> also a marine in san jose killed by south bay police, the information they are learning this morning, stay tuned.
with president barack obama about ways to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. he is getting information from all see -- sides which are due to take a fact at the end of the year. >>> and after a seven week break, ultimately it will be up to lawmakers to keep from going over that fiscal cliff. it will have to be before january 1st. >>> and they are considering a proposal to raise fees for students who repeat classes or take too long to graduate. it will help the system avoid several cuts. but students say the proposed hike would unfairly punish them. >>> time now 5:07, you are watching daily city, why? >> because there is a water- main break there, and a little while ago, we found out about it, it is on the hillside park neighborhood of daily city. pretty significant in that neighborhood, it would not surprise me that some are on the way. a rather significant break and it is not a major street not affecting a major freeway but could affect the streets nearby let's go westbound, there is no big backup, coming into san francisco, clear weather and i will let steve elaborate on that. that traffic lo
not even one week after the election the honeymoon is apparently over president barack obama in congress to issue the so-called fiscal cliff the president and house republicans cannot reach it dealreach a deal, it could crush the economy. businesses are not making any risky moves. time is almost up on the president and congress. >> it's almost like the perfect store we have this fiscal cliff on top of that in the midst of a recession. he says he weighs his option on taxes and the rest of us are in a holding pattern. i just think that we don't know what that will look like so people are holding back employment holding back investments. just look at the stock market on wednesday after the election. this is a financial professional and author of investment discipline. he said his reaction had little to do with the president's reelection it was about uncertainty. the head of to paul's department of political science says that the deal they're discussing may not happen before the deadline politics is of course in play. anything they do will either be a tax cut or a credit for without actual
to combine two into aobe. how the holiday fires up the price of gold. respect . >>> president obama meets with labor and progressive leaders at 11:30 eastern today to discuss how to avoid the looming fiscal cliff in january. the group includeses the presidents of the afl-cio and cie unions as well as the heads for center for american progress and the center on budget and policy priorities. president obama will also meet with business and civic leaders later this week before starting budget talks with top lawmakers on friday. congress returns from recess and it has just seven weeks to try to reach a budget deal. republicans say they're confident the two sides can come up with a compromise. >> the can at the time ceiling is the more important date personally than the fiscal cliff issu auscacious time and there's nothing quite as auspicious as the festival of light. indian consumers stock up on the precious metal undeterred by the expensive price tag, made pricier by a weak rupee. but that love affair may be counter productive for the country. >> gold is the best investment because they don'
obama holds a strong hand as he positions himself this week on the fiscal cliff negotiations. his schedule may offer a good idea of his priorities. tomorrow the president will meet with labor leaders. wednesday on the schedule he meets with ceos and on friday the president will begin meetings with republicans. the president is plans to barn storm the country to go directly to the american people and this time around labor is prepared to launch an all-out effort on the air and ground to back up the president's position. his greatest strength is going and talking to the folks directly. it's obvious what he can do. he won reelection based on principles. he stated the wealthiest americans will have to pay more and deficit reduction won't rest solely on the middle class. if congress can't get a solution during the next 45 days, senator patti murray of washington suggested a backup plan. >> if the republicans will not agree with that, we will reach a point at the end of this year where all the tax cuts expired and will start over next year. whatever we do will be a tax cut for whatever
. and it was litigated on the tax issue and on the tax issue obama won the argument. moving into the fiscal cliff situation, he has a strong hand. the public is with him. >> bill: right. 49% say states should legally recognize same-sex marriages. >> of course, you saw big wins in maryland, defeated in minnesota. so moving forward -- maine -- so moving forward. that's the first time that you saw -- put it to a popular vote. those issues go forward. the numbers nationally are still divided but again i think a pivotal moment and those numbers again with the demographics will only grow and grow and grow. >> bill: on immigration reform, which i found interesting, of course, the difference is president obama had a comprehensive immigration reform package. mitt romney said people should self-deport. 65% of americans in this -- a week ago today said most illegal immigrants should be offered a chance to apply for citizenship. not sent back to mexico or wherever. >> you saw right after the election, prominent republicans come out and say okay, w
and costs $15. >>> we're seven weeks away from the so-called fiscal cliff. earlier today, president obama met with labor leaders to discuss the economic showdown. following the meeting, they said the president remains committed to keeping tax cuts for the middle class and raising taxes on the wealthy. the labor leaders plan to launch a public campaign in the coming days to pressure republicans to support the higher taxes. >>> the sex scandal that led to the resignation of the cia director david petraeus expanded in a big way. a second top general is involved and this is the woman at the center of the scandal, petraeus biographer and one- time mistress paula broadwell. we have a closer look now at how the scandal is playing out from fox's craig bosswell. the white house said that president obama believes general john allen can continue to command the u.s. forces in afghanistan, even though allen is now allegedly part of the sex scandal involving general david petraeus. >> he has faith in general allen, believes he's doing and has done an excellent job, and i would rephrase to the pentagon
on fiscal response ability and reform under president obama. co-founder erskine bowles warned of the dangers of the growing national debt. >> we have today over $1 trillion a year, that are like a cancer. over time, they're gone to destroy our country from within. >> critics have accused the group of using the budget crisis to push for corporate tax cuts. the institute for policy studies in washington, d.c. is publishing a report called "the ceo campaign to 'fix' the debt: a trojan horse for massive corporate tax breaks." for more, we're joined by sarah anderson. welcome. what is happening today in washington, d.c.? >> what people and not talking about the pledge while people are not talking about the sex life of general petraeus, they're talking about the budget showdown. one of the debate is called the campaign "fix the debt." a dco's from america's art as corporations. they're doing a major blitz, to train themselves as the reasonable ones because they're caor both raising revenues and cutting spending. if you look at the details of their tax plan, you see they're really just the trojan h
strange. >> more to come. thanks to both of you for coming in. >>> president obama is going to be busy the next couple of days. remember this story, the fiscal cliff, he's meeting today with labor leaders to put heat on congress to come up with a deal. tomorrow the president will meet with chief executives of big business businesses. the president will also hold a news conference. on friday, he meets with democratic and gop leaders of both houses to start negotiations. i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas! no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy most. [ woman in pet store ] it's as easy as... [ all ] one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. >>> congress returns to work today for its lame-duck is session. on top of to-do list, work to avert a fiscal crisis. the president is set to sit down with congressional leaders on friday to work on a compromise. the automatic tax increases and budget cuts are set to kick
obama meets with labor leaders to discuss ways to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up at 7:5, the president's vatgy on getting -- the president's strategy on getting this fixed. >>> sal, you've had your hands full this morning. >> yeah, things are finally beginning to settle a lot bit, dave and tori. yeah, we had a couple of early problems that made the commute rough. it has not been all that bad when it comes crashes. we've had a few -- comes to crashes. we've had a few. at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up for about a 10 to 15-minute wait. it's not quite as crowded as i thought it would be. and contra costa county, we had some problems on antioch 4. getting out to concord. 7:09, let's go to steve. sunrise over the big, big city. we have a few clouds overall. on the coast, it's on the mild side. a lot of 50s in san francisco. mostly sunny, warmer today. it will be warmer tomorrow. i know the days are very short. by the weekend, clouds start to roll in. timing a little difficult. more likely sunday into monday. the 15-day outlook looks wet. except for a few high clo
midday and jay carney is going to be absolutely peppered with questions over this. president obama has a full week focusing on the fiscal cliff. today he's meeting with progressive leaders, labor leaders. tomorrow he's meeting with business leaders. all that leading up to friday when meeting with the top democrat and republican from the house and nsenate to work this out. the other question has to do with how does this affect president obama's policy when it comes to afghanistan? general allen, depending on how this plays out, is overseeing things in afghanistan. obviously, a very critical time. the president thohas to figure how he moves the remaining troops in afghanistan, combat troops out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. the one thing you can point to is the man -- general allen was already set to head out and move over to european command. and general joseph dunford who is also up for a confirmation hearing on thursday to replace general allen in afghanistan, that is going to proceed as scheduled. >> brianna, i want to ask you about "the washington post." it has a rofeport specu
recovery. congress returns with one goal in mind, finding a solution to the fiscal cliff. president obama will meet with labor leaders on the fiscal cliff, the first in a series of meetings this week on that issue. >>> more homeowners are paying their mortgages on time these days. transunion says 5.1% of mortgage holders were two months behind in the third quarter, the lowest percentage in over three years. >>> a major shakeup in microsoft. cnbc's jon fortt joins us from san jose. jon, good morning. >> i can't hear him. >> no, and i couldn't read his lips. i tried. did you see me trying to -- i have no idea what he said. he was talking about microsoft, that's all i know. normally we'd want to check him before i toss to him, just to see if you could hear him, that's just something i would try. maybe google just pulled the plug on that, i'm not sure. are they still rivals? they don't like each other. >> it could be apple, too. let's talk about jcpenney, the sales plunged at jcpenney hitting the company hard amid a transfor transformation by ceo ron johnson. bill ackman is giving the turnaro
came out in force for president obama and they are teaming up to spread the president's plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. the steel workers join me next. >>> the right wing freaks out over the resignation of david petraeus. we'll show you the latest conspiracy theories about the timing of the general's resignation. >>> and a pizza chain says president obama's health care law is going to cost his customers and his employees. sam stein man will break it down tonight. share your thoughts with us on facebook and twitter using #edshow. we're coming right back. nutcracking and yellowing. because if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest whitestrips remove over 10 years of stains, just in time for a white holiday. crest 3d white whitestrips. show." president obama holds a strong hand as he positions himself this week on the fiscal cliff negotiations. his schedule may offer a good idea of his priorities. tomorrow the president will meet with labor leaders. wednesday on the schedule he meets with ceos and on friday the president will begin meet wgs republicans. the president is plans to
plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hopes to earn the support of business leaders. friday he'll talk to congressional leaders. the fiscal cliff is a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts which many economists say could push our country into another recession. congress is also going to be working on the fiscal cliff when it comes back to work today. the house and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from both sides will get a chance to meet their new colleagues. >>> the department of defense is investigating america's top military official in afghanistan. >> the investigation is linked to david petraeus, the former head of the c.i.a. >> reporter: general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces i
until december 31st to avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> less than a week after david petraeus resigned, president obama already has a replacement in mind. the "washington post" cites sources that said it could go to john brennan if he wants. it the post also reports that the president is considering john kerry to serve as the next defense secretary. kerry is said to covet the position of secretary of state but many insiders believe that post will go to current u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice. >>> new satellite images show north korea could be testing rocket engines and may be a sign that the communist regime continues developing long-range ballistic missiles. the analysis is from the u.s. korean institute at johns hopkins school of advance the international studies. attempts to have a freeze of the program collapsed when north korea launched a missile in april. >>> what about bomb-sniffing mice? one security company says the mice are great at fining the explosives because they have a heightened sense of smell and can easily fit into
. president obama starting a series of meetings on the nation's critical fiscal concerns. the first round with leaders supporting a stance a higher tax and spending priorities, so if any progress being made at all? rich edson with the very latest. >> we're getting closer, but this is silly stage they're laying off the options where they're willing to go. there were labor leaders, and it looks like they're on the same page. >> very committed to making sure the middle-class and workers don't end up paying the tabs for parties who did not get to go to. making sure social security, medicare and medicaid and beneficiaries don't get hurt. >> house speaker john boehner said the only way they will talk revenue is entitlement reform. republicans said what they want from a president is a serious proposal. >> when it comes the great economic challenges of the moment, saying that you want a balanced approach is not a plan. saying people need to pay their fair share isn't a plan. >> business executives come to the white house. a number of other ceos will be here all the way up to that have my meeting
be faced with a much larger problem. the fiscal cliff if not dealt with before the end of the year will impact everyone in america. today president obama will be meeting with key labor and progressive leaders at the white house for the first in a series of high profile economic talks that he will be hosting this week. >>> well, from hurricane sandy to last week's nor'easter to spring like weather in the east and a mercury plunge in the west, many are asking what is with the crazy extremes in weather. well, nbc's chief environmental affairs correspond don't ann thompson has that story. >> reporter: america has a case of weather whiplash. >> 60 degrees our high on friday and 28 degrees as our hi on saturday. >> reporter: this weekend the west went from summer to winter overnight. >> that's winter. >> it's winter. >> instawinter. >> reporter: the northeast bass beings in spring like temperatures, still recovering from superstorm sandy and a nor'easter. >> i'm waiting for the locusts next. >> reporter: this year alone the nation's endured a withering draw the, wildfires and the warmest
today with an agenda dominated to avoid the so called fiscal cliff, the combination of tax expense increases and spending cuts. president obama meets with top ceos tomorrow to discuss the issue. on friday, mr. obama meets with congressional leaders. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is asking the federal government for $30 billion in aid to help his state rebuild following hurricane sandy. two weeks after the storm, tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the hardest hit sections of new york and new jersey. some 55,000 of them on long island. cuomo says the long island power company was not prepared and failed to communicate. >> i'm going to do a thorough review/investigation and a very serious one, and they will be held accountable. for past performance. and then we also have to get smart about this, and we have to make sure that we're prepared for when this happens again. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row
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